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2014-07-16 08:28:43

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major health care providers to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health care providers include ProHealth Physicians in Connecticut, Texas...

2014-07-15 23:13:24

We Care Pharmacy Plus of Lake Orion has started compounding bioidentical hormones to help better serve the patients of Women’s Excellence. Lake Orion, MI (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Shannon Hill, MSN, CNP, nurse practitioner at Women’s Excellence in Menopause, has been working closely with the pharmacists of We Care Pharmacy Plus, adjacent to the Women’s Excellence specialty suites in Lake Orion, to provide convenient compounding services for the patients of Women’s Excellence....

2014-07-15 23:04:49

New initiatives emphasize role of local pharmacists in enhancing Medicare Star Ratings, participating in innovative healthcare models. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 OutcomesMTM™ has announced the launch of 20 new Medication Therapy Management (MTM) programs. The programs, available in various locations across the United States, position local pharmacists as key healthcare providers in delivering Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs), addressing medication non-adherence and...

2014-07-15 08:29:11

ORLANDO, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mevesi, Inc. has engaged in a partnership with VUCA Health. This integration provides Mevesi users who are using Population Management Solution with the ability to include educational videos that inform patients about their medications. Mevesi Population Management Solution includes adherence monitoring capabilities like no other, providing pharmacies the ability to quickly identify patients and take a call to action. With this...

2014-07-14 12:27:36

Insurers and pharmacy benefit managers hijacking doctor-patient relationship FAIRHOPE, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and patient advocates are rallying on behalf of millions of patients as Express Scripts and other major pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) begin unprecedented cuts in prescription medication coverage. The cuts will directly impact millions of patients who rely on compounded medicines to relieve an array of medical conditions, including persistent pain from...

2014-07-10 23:04:00

New Product from AmerisourceBergen Technology Group Drives Safety, Accuracy, Efficiency, Savings Buffalo Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The ability to expand to new business channels and offer innovative services to customers is what sets apart a great pharmacy from its competitors. Today, AmerisourceBergen Technology Group launched FastPak® Elite, a tool that will help pharmacists do just that. Through its exclusive and unique features, the FastPak® Elite is the most modern...

2014-07-08 23:15:36

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has taken action to grant full accreditation status to Husson University’s School of Pharmacy. Combined with accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Husson University School of Pharmacy holds the highest levels of accreditation available to educational institutions with professional pharmacy degree programs. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy...

2014-07-07 08:28:02

Company has donated nearly $4.2 million to more than 20 universities through its nationwide pharmacy scholarship program, now in its fourth year DUBLIN, Ohio, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to supporting future pharmacists, Cardinal Health today announced that nine pharmacy schools across the country will collectively receive $2 million in funding through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program in 2014. The company has donated nearly $4.2 million to...

2014-07-04 23:03:45

Dr. Robert Harshbarger spoke on the topic of Total Men’s Health; specifically, he pleads with his patients on the importance of being proactive with their health today to have positive outcomes tomorrow. Kingsport,TN (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Performance Medicine (Dr. Tom Rogers) and Custom Compounding Centers of America hosted “The Truth about Testosterone” in association with June being Men’s Health Month. The men’s health gathering was standing room only and was held at 109 Jack...

2014-06-30 12:31:39

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paseo Oaks Compounding Pharmacy compounds unavailable medications to benefit their patients. Medications can become unavailable or hard to locate due to manufacturing issues, declining profits or the introduction of new drugs. Medications may also be discontinued from the mass-produced drug market due to decreased demand, a change in formulation or altered doses or dosage forms. Drugs that have been withdrawn due to potential health...


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